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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just finished up a week at Coffs Harbour with our two little girls and have had the most wonderful time. The Observatory apartments were the cleanest I have ever stayed in. The decor is a little dated, but this didn't both us at all. The location is fantastic, just a very short stroll from cafes, restaurants, and of...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival, we were greeted by a very welcoming young chap on reception. He deserves a special mention as he couldn't have been more helpful and cheery. We were very keen to have a sea-view room, so he re-allocated us to a better room than we were originally booked into. The apartment itself was very nice and clean, and featured...

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Thank DL-30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came in late with a family of 5 but the manager waited for us and really helped us check-in + took the time to give us all details about the city. The day after, Daniel called me to mention that our Daughter forgot her teddy-bear and he took the time to mail it to our next stop in Sydney....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

As a family of 5 we really our stay here & enjoyed the close proximity to everything. We could quite easily walk to the marine park, the beaches, restaurants & a little further away the Botanic gardens. Emily & Daniel are delightful owners & the rooms are kept in an excellent state of cleanliness. The three bedroom apartment was perfect...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We are a family of 5 adults so we needed a 3 bedroom apartment. We were given a townhouse which was absolutely perfect. Top floor was kitchen, dining, lounge, balcony. 2nd floor was 3 bedrooms ensuite and main bathroom. Ground floor was a secured roller door garage which had carpeted stairs up the the 2nd floor. This was perfect for...

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TheObservatory90, Manager at The Observatory Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Donna, what a lovely review, thank you! We look forward to your next stay with us.

Elimbah
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Just spent two days in Coffs Harbour at the Observatory apartments, and we were impressed with the property. The managers were welcoming and friendly, and the studio apartment was perfect for our stay. It's within a 3 minute walk of 15 restaurants, so we we not short of choices. Walking distance to the Marina and Station too.

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TheObservatory90, Manager at The Observatory Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I had a three night stay here in the September school holidays. The staff were lovely, our rooms spotless, within walking distance to restaurants, iga and beach. There were renovations going on whilst we were there but they caused us no concern. All in all, a lovely stay!

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Pros: Nice view from level 3 and 4, friendly staff, good location (right beside train station), bath robes. Cons: No lifts, guests in BBQ area echoed right up through building - incredibly loud, getting a bit worn and tired.

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TheObservatory90, Manager at The Observatory Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Michael, thanks for your review. Please remember we live on site and are only a phone call away if you are experiencing any issues (such as noise from the BBQ area). Unfortunately to install lifts, all of the top studio apartments would need to be removed. At the moment we are having the outside painted, and changes to the...

Kendall, Australia
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed 2 nights with my kids. The Apartment was spotless and comfortable. We were upgraded to a 2 bedroom spa apartment. The pool is quite small, and I imagine would be packed in Summer. There is some painting being done outside, and the manager gave us 'Cold Rock Icecream' voucher for any inconvenience, although we hardly knew they were...

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Thank Fiona P
NSW AUSTRALIA
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Great location easy walk to restaurants and beach, reception staff extremely friendly and helpful. Two bedroom apartment large and clean, plenty of space, with sea views. Not overly soundproof. Undercover parking available.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Observatory provides luxury to suit your every need. Surrounded by the unique atmosphere and vibrance of Coffs Harbour's cosmopolitan Jetty area. Spacious 1, 2 & 3 bedroom self catering apartments with private balconies allow you to take in the spectacular harbour, foreshore and ocean views. Centrally located, it's an easy walk to the beach , marina, markets, restaurants and shopping. Onsite managers, Daniel & Emily have a tour desk that will ensure you get the most out of every day. Over night or weekly accommodation is available and the corporate sector well catered for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Observatory Holiday Apartments

Address: 30-36 Camperdown St, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Coffs Harbour
Price Range: $167 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Observatory Holiday Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“The three bedroom apartments are directly opposite the station, the two bedroom slightly further away.”
 of 5 bubbles katikat70, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The corner apartment on the second floor was light and airy with good views.”
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“3rd floor gives the best views but we were on the 2nd and were still impressed”
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“sea view from lounge. bedroom walls are seperate from the other units.”
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